Teaching Tactics

One Page Descriptions of a Successful Teaching Strategy

Several Teaching Tactics are published in each issue of the journal and are made available for free download without subscription.

In 1 page (400 words):

  • State succinctly the context within which you used the strategy including: characteristics of your students, the institution and the course, when in the semester you use this tactic, and how long it takes.
  • State the pedagogical purpose of the strategy
  • Provide a description of  the strategy itself in brief, clear language
  • State why and how the strategy was effective – i.e., how it supported student learning.

Thomas Pearson, Editor
Teaching Theology and Religion
Associate Director, Wabash Center

Selected Teaching Tactics on Specific Topics: